Building In Public

App Security

So last night I did the cardinal sin: I committed my AWS access details to a public repo on Github. Fortunately, Github picked it up within a few minutes, and I immediately logged in and deleted those keys in AWS. I’ll fix the repo later. Two lessons learned: Don’t do it. As soon as you…

When It’s OK To Quit.

I had an idea a while back, after seeing another report of a wide-spread WordPress hack being used. That idea was to stop using WordPress. So I looked at quite a few static site generators, as I still wanted an updating site (ie, a blog), and also fixed pages (like landing pages, subscription confirmation page,…

Starting Afresh

I’d originally set up this site a few months back, intending to use it to share my own thoughts and experiences on building in public, and also to promote a newsletter to share info about other creators starting their own build in public projects. However, just as I did so, the BIP space seemed to…